NAUMD Leadership Team

Executive Committee


From Left to Right: Phil Newman, Chairman, Cobmex Canada/UK; Lee Galperin, Vice Chair, Smith & Warren; and Eldon Griggs, Treasurer, Galls



Lisa Stewart, Member at Large, Superior Group of Companies; Christopher Collopy, Member at Large, HPI High Performance Identity.; and Steve Zalkin, President, NAUMD





Board of Directors

Caroline Bartek, Cintas

Brett Barthel, VF Workwear

Stuart Brooks, Rocky Boots

Tim Brown, GT Distributors

Frank Cappo, Armor Express Company

Christopher Collopy, HPI High Performance Identity

Lee Galperin - Smith & Warren

Eldon Griggs - Galls

Leslie McArdle, Aramark

Phil Newman - Cobmex

Dan Rice, Vista Outdoor Inc.

Tom Rose, Fechheimer

Michael Smith, Unisync Group

Lisa Stewart - Superior Group of Companies

TJ Valentino, Boston Leather

James Witmer, Witmer Public Safety Group


Committee Chair & Vice Chair

Public Safety Suppliers & Retailers Committee

Co-Chair: Jermey Graham - Armor Express
Co-Chair: Sean Conville - Atlantic Tactical

Image Apparel Institute Committee

Chair: Lisa Stewart - Superior Uniform Group 

Membership Committee

Chair IAI: Jon Edberg - Cobmex
Chair Public Safety: Steve Zalkin - NAUMD

Military Affairs Committee

Chair: David Ludmar - Eiseman-Ludmar 

Postal Committee

Co-Chair: Fred Heldman - Fechheimer

Co-Chair Jeff Burns - Thorogood Shoes

Innovation Committee

Eddie Strauss - Lands' End Business Outfitters 


Steve Zalkin, President

Kathy Fedman-Zalkin, Chief Marketing Officer

Jackie Rosselli-Verrico, Director of Communications